Feed-in-tariff is a type of price-based policy instrument whereby eligible renewable energy generators are paid a fixed price at a guaranteed level (irrespective of the wholesale price) for the electricity produced from renewable energy sources and fed into the grid.


Other three main types of renewable energy sources support schemes in place in the European Union are: 


- Feed-in Premium (FIP),


- Green certificates (GC), and


- Investment grants.




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CEER Status Review of Renewable Support Schemes in Europe C16-SDE-56-03, 11-04-2017, p. 31









Renewable Energy Sources (RES)